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El Gitano

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1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
+1 360-424-5514
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Vancouver
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195 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

It is too bad that this place has food that is so American Mexican that is has no flavor. Out of the four orders three had to be returned due to too cold or over cooked.

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Thank JeffkVancouver
Vancouver Island
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This restaurant has a variety of choices of Mexican food for entrees etc. If you can't decide on a certain dish try a combo. Food was excellent and the servers were very helpful

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Thank vb7337
Yerington, Nevada
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Parking was a little tough in our huge pick-up truck. But, we did find a space in the back. The lunch menu is good until 5pm. We arrived after 5, but my $3.99 happy hour margarita was yummy. We both cleaned our plates. Combo #2 was an enchalada, taco and tostada. The other dinner was a macho burrito. I wish... More 

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Thank Charlene L
Mount Vernon, Washington
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This has been our go-to restaurant for family celebrations for some time. We have enjoyed birthdays, anniversaries and sharing with friends. Our Italian language class had an end of semester field trip to try out our restaurant skills. The menu has a variety of Italian dishes, all of which have been delicious. The wine list is extensive including Barolo which... More 

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Thank Cathey F
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Love how the lady makes them right there for you to see and they're delicious. Great food and service

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Thank Heather C
Mount Vernon, Washington
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Out with friends and have usually enjoyed our meals and service at this local restaurant. This night was most unfortunate for us. Yes it was somewhat busy, however: We sat in the bar (less children) ordered drinks which took a very long time and were incorrect. Then ordered our meals which also took a long time and when they did... More 

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Thank Arne E
Coupeville, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Friendly and the food was great. Service was spot on. Ample portions with great daily specials. Love the chiles rellenos.

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Thank framer2016
Seattle
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117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We happened to drop by this restaurant for dinner while spending one night in Mt. Vernon. The workers were very personable and accommodating. The asada burrito ($13.99) was outstanding. The volume of food was such that I left with enough in my "doggie bag" to last for two more substantial sized meals.

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Thank 411Shirley
Mount Vernon, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

My wife and I LOVE Mexican food and El Gitano has the best in Skagit valley. Very reasonably priced and a wide variety of Mexican dishes. The weekday lunch specials are great and a real value. The Mount Vernon location is in an old remodeled Shakey's pizza building (anybody remember them?) and we appreciate its funky charm. I've read some... More 

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Thank Tom S
Eastsound, Washington
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

The staff is one of the most friendly of any restaurant i have visited. The food is amazing, piping hot upon arrival, and you will be warned the plates are super hot to the touch. They make their salsa fresh so it may be more or less spicy. The price is great and the location is easy to park.

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Thank dustysworld

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 360-424-5514

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?